Braided Stream Terraces

Light gray, tan and brown fine to coarse sand; some clay silt and gravel.
State Louisiana
Name Braided Stream Terraces
Geologic age Pleistocene
Lithologic constituents
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Terrace-stream)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Terrace-stream)
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Clay (Terrace-stream)
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Gravel (Terrace-stream)
Comments Glacial outwash of ancestral Arkansas River.

Snead, J.I., and Mcculloh, R.P., 1984, Geologic Map of Louisiana: Louisiana Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Avoyelles - Caldwell - Catahoula - Franklin - La Salle - Morehouse - Rapides - Richland - West Carroll